The Confucian Philosophy of Harmony

Harmony is a concept essential to Confucianism and to the way of life of past and present people in East Asia Integrating methods of textual exegesis, historical investigation, comparative analysis, and philosophical argumentation, this book presents a comprehensive treatment of the Confucian philosophy of harmony.The book traces the roots of the concept to antiquity, exaHarmony is a concept essential to Confucianism and to the way of life of past and present people in East Asia Integrating methods of textual exegesis, historical investigation, comparative analysis, and philosophical argumentation, this book presents a comprehensive treatment of the Confucian philosophy of harmony.The book traces the roots of the concept to antiquity, examines its subsequent development, and explicates its theoretical and practical significance for the contemporary world It argues that, contrary to a common view in the West, Confucian harmony is not mere agreement but has to be achieved and maintained with creative tension Under the influence of a Weberian reading of Confucianism as adjustment to a world with an underlying fixed cosmic order, Confucian harmony has been systematically misinterpreted in the West as presupposing an invariable grand scheme of things that pre exists in the world to which humanity has to conform The book shows that Confucian harmony is a dynamic, generative process, which seeks to balance and reconcile differences and conflicts through creativity.Illuminating one of the most important concepts in Chinese philosophy and intellectual history, this book is of interest to students of Chinese studies, history and philosophy in general and eastern philosophy in particular.
The Confucian Philosophy of Harmony Harmony is a concept essential to Confucianism and to the way of life of past and present people in East Asia Integrating methods of textual exegesis historical investigation comparative analysis a

  • Title: The Confucian Philosophy of Harmony
  • Author: Chenyang Li
  • ISBN: 9780415844741
  • Page: 259
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Confucianism Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life Confucianism developed from what was later called the Hundred Schools of Thought from the teachings of the Chinese philosopher Confucius BCE , who considered himself a recodifier and retransmitter of the theology Explorations in Confucian Philosophy Coursera Meaningful engagement with Confucian philosophy requires a disciplined and informed imagination Confucius or Kongzi, in Chinese flourished in a time of considerable change and political instability. Confucius Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy Confucius B.C.E Better known in China as Master Kong Chinese Kongzi , Confucius was a fifth century BCE Chinese thinker whose influence upon East Asian intellectual and social history is immeasurable.As a culturally symbolic figure, he has been alternately idealized, deified, dismissed, vilified, and rehabilitated over the millennia by both Asian and non Asian thinkers and The Main Concepts of Confucianism philosophynder The central ideas of Confucianism are outlined Philosophy Oriental Philosophy Main Concepts of Confucianism Abstract The main concepts of Confucianism are discussed. Dao Companion to Neo Confucian Philosophy Dao Companions Dao Companion to Neo Confucian Philosophy Dao Companions to Chinese Philosophy John Makeham on FREE shipping on qualifying offers Neo Confucianism was the major philosophical tradition in China for most of the past millennium This Companion is the first volume to provide a comprehensive introduction Confucianism Meaning, History, Beliefs, Facts Confucianism was perceived by the Mongols as a Chinese religion, and it had mixed fortunes under their rule The teachings of the Neo Confucian school of Zhu Xi from the Song period were introduced to the Mongol court at Zhongdu in the late s but Confucian Studies Critical Concepts in Asian Philosophy Confucian Studies Critical Concepts in Asian Philosophy Xinzhong Yao, Tu Weiming on FREE shipping on qualifying offers It is difficult, if not totally impossible, to define what we call Confucianism in terms of any of the disciplines we are used to in the West Confucianism ReligionFacts Confucianism rujiao is a way of life taught by Confucius Kong Fuzi in China in the th th century BCE and the rituals and traditions associated with him.Sometimes viewed as a philosophy, sometimes as a religion, Confucianism is perhaps best understood as an all encompassing humanism that is compatible with other forms of religion. Confucianism Asia Society Confucianism is often characterized as a system of social and ethical philosophy rather than a religion In fact, Confucianism built on an ancient religious foundation to establish the social values, institutions, and transcendent ideals of traditional Chinese society. Confucius, K ung fu tzu Friesian School Confucius K ung fu tzu or Kongfuzi Confucius, Wade Giles K ung fu tzu, Pinyin Kongfuzi , or , Master K ung BC , is the archetypal Chinese philosopher, a contemporary of the earliest Greek philosophers.Sayings by Confucius are often introduced with no than , the Master said The life of Confucius, whose Latinized name was first formulated by Matteo Ricci

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